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ENO Debuts 'The Cellar' and Wine Club

August 18, 2015

ENO, Georgetown’s chic and casual wine bar that offers 40 wines by the glass, 233 wines by the bottle and 26 flights, will be introducing two new features for the District’s wine lovers. At The Cellar, guests can enjoy a glass or flight of three wines from ENO’s extensive wine list in the candle lite lounge. Rich brown suede seats, leather couches and wooden tables create a cozy atmosphere perfect for a date night and various small gathering for up to 18 guests. The Cellar is also available to rent for private parties of up to 30 guests with access to a surround sound system for personal music devices as well as a flat screen TV for slideshows and digital displays.

Debuting after Labor Day, ENO will provide wine fanatics or novices the ultimate wine experience with ENO Wine Club. For $60 per month, ENO’s Wine Club membership will provide exclusive access, complimentary services and discounts for the following:

· Two free customized wine flights per month valued at$44

· Complimentary birthday glass of wine valued at $15

· Waved corkage fee of $25 for personal bottle and storage services using Coravin™ Wine Access Technology

· $5 on all Nibbles anytime including olives, almonds, crostini with olive oil and crudites  

· 25% off all retail products

· 50% off one  Enoversity Sunday wine class per month valued at $25  

· Waved room rental fee of $250 when booking The Cellar for private events  

· Exclusive access to certified sommeliers (Priceless)

· Free valet parking at Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC while at ENO valued at $26

Members are encouraged to take advantage of the one-time payment special of $300. For $300, members will receive a six month membership for the price of five.  

ENO Wine Bar is located at 2810 Pennsylvania Avenue in Georgetown.  Tel: 202.295.2826.  

 


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Under Armour Shareholders File Lawsuit

August 9, 2015

Shareholders of the American sports apparel and accessories company, Under Armour Inc. are bringing a lawsuit against the company ahead of a stock split the company announced earlier this summer, as reported in Washington Business Journal.

Under Armour is planning to open in Georgetown at 3150 M Street at the corner of Wisconsin and M, the site formerly occupied by Serendipity 3 DC, and Nathan's.

Filed in Baltimore, company headquarters, the case alleges Under Armour board members breached their fiduciary duties by approving a new class of stock and changes to the company’s charter, issues that will be put to a vote at a special meeting of shareholders on Aug. 26.

Under Armour (NYSE: UA) announced the 2-for-1 stock split earlier this summer. The split would create a new class of stock and ensure CEO Kevin Plank retains control over the company.

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Jacob Lawrence Struggle Series Thru Aug 9

August 4, 2015

Now through August 9th, The Phillips Collection is showing painting from Jacob Lawrence’s Struggle series.

Produced between 1954 and 1956, the series illustrates scenes from American history, chronicling events from the Revolutionary War through the great westward expansion of 1817.

This exhibition, which brings together 12 panels from the private collection of Harvey and Harvey-Ann Ross, presents a rare glimpse into the artist’s narrative invention at mid-century while exploring the significance of his Struggle series.

The Phillips Collection is located at 1600 21st Street NW. Tel: 202.387.2151


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